Styles of Wine

Learn the 6 Different Styles of Wine

Feb 15th, 2017 Wine 101 Von Vino 3 min read

Wine can be categorized into six main styles with hundreds of varietals within each. Red Wine Red wine is a style of wine produced using red or black-skinned grapes. When the grapes are crushed, the juice is left in contact and fermented with the skins allowing the pigment and tannins to transfer to the wine. The color of red wines can vary from purple or…

The Perfect Couple: Wine & Food Pairing

Feb 24th, 2016 Wine & Dine Von Vino 5 min read

Throughout history wine has been an integral part of the dining experience. For many, it was viewed as just another part of a staple diet. There wasn’t much focus on which wine would match with a particular dish. Whatever wine was available likely is what was used. However, as time progressed and culinary and wine-making practices developed alongside one another, wine and food pairing became a traditional…

Does This Wine Make My Glass Look Fat?

Feb 10th, 2016 Wine 101 Von Vino 5 min read

You’ve probably noticed wine glasses come in all sorts of shapes and sizes – tall, short, narrow, wide, small, large, stemmed, stemless, flute-shaped, tulip-shaped, and so on. The market is filled with numerous styles from which to choose. There are special glasses even made for drinking other beverages like martinis and cognac. Sure, it can make you feel fancy as you grasp the stem of…

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